Gardaí have arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with a fatal stabbing in Longford town.
He is currently being detained at Longford Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
The incident happened shortly before midday today, on Great Water Street, where a man was discovered with chest wounds.
He was taken to Mullingar Hospital where he was pronounced dead this afternoon.
Gardai are appealing for witnesses.